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So far Megan Slabbert has created 19 blog entries.

Measures to minimise C-section risks

2020-05-14T20:56:38+00:00Blog, C-Section|

Measures to minimise C-section risks Professor Suzanne Delport – retired neonatologist and strong breastfeeding supporter – outlines procedures peripartum health practitioners can follow to mitigate risks to newborns of scheduled deliveries in the private sector.      Scheduled deliveries occur commonly in the South African private sector, with the majority [...]

Early elective C-section delivery – do we know what we are doing?

2020-05-04T18:27:32+00:00Blog, C-Section|

Early elective C-section delivery – do we know what we are doing? When it comes to early elective C-sections, there are many harmful effects on the fetal-newborn transition, and the implications for care of the mother-newborn dyad are far-reaching, says retired neonatologist Professor Suzanne Delport. Newborns are increasingly [...]

Interview With Guest Seba Tsaoane

2020-05-06T12:00:21+00:00Blog, Podcast|

Interview With Guest Seba Tsaoane Welcome and thank you for listening! In today's episode Midwife Margreet connects with guest Sebabatso Tsaoane, young midwife leader and founder of the Women’s Health Foundation: Black Woman Arise. The aim of this organization is to promote women’s sexual reproductive health and rights [...]

5 Tips To Boost Your Immune System During The COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-06-03T10:01:04+00:00Blog|

5 Tips To Boost Your Immune System During The COVID-19 Pandemic During this challenging time, the best way to limit your chances of contracting or spreading the virus is to practise strict social distancing. Keeping your immune system strong is also essential: 1. Eat right Stock up on [...]

Birth Plans – Understanding The Real Message

2020-02-24T14:29:28+00:00Blog, Podcast|

Birth Plans - Understanding The Real Message Welcome to the third episode and thank you for listening. Today Midwife Margreet talks about Birth Plans, why women have them, and to help midwives understand the real message behind them. If you’re using a mobile device, download the Podcast app, [...]